Exclusive Ann Arbor Screening of "Room 237" The New Documentary About The Horror Classic "The Shining" - With A Discussion Led By Shining Expert And "Room 237" Star Geoffrey Cocks
Thursday June 6, 2013: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" is a classic films of the horror genre. Do you dare to discover the hidden meaning behind Kubrick's masterpiece?
Join us for an exclusive Ann Arbor screening of the critically acclaimed documentary "Room 237" which analyzes hidden symbols and messages in the Kubrick classic. The film will be introduced by Shining expert Geoffrey Cocks, who is also prominently featured in "Room 237."
Released in March 2013 to rave reviews, LA filmmaker Rodney Ascher's "Room 237," features Shining film fans and experts who believe they have decoded hidden symbols and messages buried in "The Shining" and have developed far-reaching meanings for the horror classic. Carefully examining "The Shining" inside out, and forwards and backwards, the documentary is equal parts captivating, provocative and pure pleasure. The film was also featured at the Sundance, Cannes and Toronto film festivals.
Albion College Professor of History and Shining Expert Geoffrey Cocks (who is featured in the film discussing its relationship to the Holocaust) will introduce "Room 237" and answer audience questions after the screening. He is the author of "The Wolf at the Door: Stanley Kubrick, History, and the Holocaust," "Depth of Field: Stanley Kubrick, Film, and the Uses of History," as well as several other publications.
Enjoy an evening of film and enlightening discussion - and find out more about the secrets hidden deep in "The Shining!"